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Black-Robed Justice by  Arie W. Poldervaart

Black-Robed Justice

by Arie W. Poldervaart

NP: Historical Society of New Mexico, 1948. First edition. Cloth, 222pp., frontis, foreword. Preface. Introduction. Bibliography. Index. "A history of the Administration of Justice in New Mexico from the American Occupation in 1846 until Statehood in 1912." An interesting account of this aspect of New Mexico history into which much of the social and business life of the day is woven into the recounting of many legal cases. Dust jacket is sunned on spine, has a 3" closed tear, a .5" x 1" chip to edge of back panel, and some light dampstaining to bottom edge of spine. Very good copy.

Inventory Number: 22286

$45.00